503 THE IRON" INDUSTRY. Germany,, 7.35; Russia, 6.89; Sweden, 6.33; Austria-Hungary, 5.12; Belgium, 4.46; France, 3.5.3; Great Britain, 2.68. It is clear COAL FIELDS OF GBEAT BRITA1K FIG. XXIII-B. that during the last twenty years the rate of increase in output has been less for England than for any other country in both pig-iron and steel.